London District Weavers and Spinners Classes and Workshops 2022/2023

Drop Spindle Class – 2 classesComplete

NEW Dates: Sunday November 13 1-3 pm or Wednesday November 16 7-9 pm
Location: East Lion’s Community Centre – 531 Churchill Ave
Instructor: Janice Watterworth

  1. St Distaff Day/ROC Day
    Registration OPEN https://ldws.ca/st-distaff-day-roc-day/
    Date: Sat., Jan. 7th, 2023 -10:00 to 2:00
    Location: East Lion’s Community Centre – 1731 Churchill Ave
    All wheel and spindle spinners are welcome to a day of fun and games.
    Bring your lunch, wheel/spindles, favourite fibre tools and fibre that excites you.
    Participant Fee: Members: $10 Non-members: $25

  2. Beginning Weaving Classes
    Registration OPEN – only 2 spots left – click here
    Dates: Jan 14, 21, 28 Feb 4 & 11 – 10:00 to 3:00
    Location: East Lion’s Community Centre – 1731 Churchill Ave
    Participant fee: Members $350, non-members $380
    Instructor: Kathy Morgan

  3. Beginning Spinning Classes
    Registration: OPEN – click here
    Dates: February 18, March 4, April 1, 2023 – 10:00 to 1:00
    Location: East Lion’s Community Centre – 1731 Churchill Ave
    Participant fee: Members $175, non-members $210
    Material fee: $30 (payable to instructor at first class)
    Instructor: Diny Warren
    Maximum number of spinners – 5

  4. Inkle Weaving
    Registration: OPENclick here
    Dates: Thursday, Feb. 23, and Mar. 2 – 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Location: East Lion’s Community Centre – 1731 Churchill Ave
    Participant Fee: Members $60, non-members $80
    Material Fee: $5 payable to instructor at first class
    Equipment: Bring an Inkle loom if possible, a limited number are available to rent for $10
    Instructor: Kathy Morgan
    This is a two evening workshop.
    This two-evening, hands-on workshop will provide an introduction to Inkle weaving.
    From setting up the loom, creating different patterns and weaving a project, these
    are just a few of the items to be covered.  Come join in the fun!

  5. Road Trip! Colour Theory and Overdye Workshop at Wellington Fibres
    Registration FULL https://ldws.ca/wellington-fibre-road-trip/Wait List available
    Date: Saturday, Mar. 25, (Snow date Apr. 1) 10:00 to 2:00-3:00
    Instructor: Donna Hancock
    Participant fee: Members $35, Non-members $45
    Participants bring own lunch, 2 – 25 gram skeins of protein fibre yarn.
    Light to medium colours. Donna will supply coloured alpaca etc.
    Participants go home with samples of all undyed and dyed yarns.
    To guarantee your place, register before Mar. 1.
  1. Blending Fibre Workshop
    Registration: OPENclick here
    Date: Saturday, Apr. 15, 2023
    Location: East Lion’s Community Centre – 1731 Churchill Ave
    Instructor: Beth Showalter
    Participant fee: Members $50, Non-members $70
    Material Fee + Workshop Notes: $50/person payable to instructor
    Explore Different Blends and their characteristics using hand cards, combs, hackles and blending boards.

  2. Felt a Scribble Scarf
    Registration: Coming Soon
    Date: Saturday April 29 10:00 – 3:00
    Location: East Lion’s Community Centre – 1731 Churchill Ave
    Instructor: Leslie Samson
    Participant fee: Members $140, Non-members $170

  3. Shibori and Indigo Dyeing Workshop
    Registration: Coming Soon
    Dates: Sat., May 6 and 13 –
    Location: East Lion’s Community Centre – 1731 Churchill Ave
    Instructor: Diny Warren
    This is a 2 day workshop.
    Day 1 – Shibori
    Day 2 – Indigo dyeing
  4. Rigid Heddle Class
    Registration: Coming soon
    Dates: TBD
    Instructor: Linda Elkins